Men's track

  • 15 NCAA Div. III individual championships
  • Eight NCAA Div. III outdoor top-10 team finishes, three indoor
  • 2016 Iowa Conference indoor and outdoor team champs
  • Two CoSIDA Academic All-Americans in 2015
  • Sixth-place national team finish in 2016

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Letterwinners

 

2017 returning letterwinners

Steven Adkins

Jr.
Throws
Williamsburg HS
Williamsburg, Iowa


Career indoor bests

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Javelin throw - 139-8

Awards/honors
One varsity letter


Jeremy Caracci

Jr.
Distance
Johnston HS
Johnston, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:08.42
1,000 meters - 2:57.47
Mile - 4:55.38
3,000 meters - 9:52:24
5,000 meters - 17:37.43

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:06.16
1,500 meters - 4:26.17
3,000 meters - 9:54.92
5,000 meters - 17:19.46
3,000 steeplechase - 10:46.31

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters


Taylor Donner

Jr.
Distance
Dubuque HS
Dubuque, Iowa


Career indoor bests
600 meters - 1:27.65
800 meters - 1.57.50
1,000 meters - 2:40.28
Mile - 4.30.91^
3,000 meters - 9.24.17

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 1:57.35
1,500 meters - 4:00.64
5,000 meters - 15:52.44

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
All-Central Region (2016 indoor)

Iowa Conference indoor results
2016: 4th, distance medley relay; 7th, 800 meters; 7th, 4x800 relay


Mark Fairley

Jr.
Distance
Dubuque HS
Dubuque, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 1.58.78
Mile - 4:20.06
3,000 meters - 8:48:75
5,000 meters - 15:37.68

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 1:58.25
1,500 meters - 3:58.94
5,000 meters - 15:18.36
3,000 steeplechase - 9:11.59 (SR)

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
CoSIDA Academic All-District (2016)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2016)
All-Central Region (2016 indoor/outdoor)
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor, 2016 outdoor)
Most Valuable Freshman (2015)

Iowa Conference indoor results
2015: 4th, 4x800 relay; 6th, mile
2016: 4th, distance medley relay

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2015: 1st, 4x800 relay; 6th, 1,500 meters
2016: 1st, 3,000 steeplechase; 3rd, 1,500 meters; 5th, 4x800 relay


Michael Firkins

Jr.
Throws
Centerville HS
Centerville, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Weight throw - 50.8.75

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus throw - 144-11
Hammer throw - 130-5
Javelin throw - 168-11

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2016)

Iowa Conference indoor results
2016: 7th, weight throw

 

Nathan Fitzgerald

So.
Throws
Central Elkader HS
Elkader, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Shot put - 47-6.50
Weight throw - 44-8.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference indoor results
2016: 4th, shot put


Parker Hill

So.
Distance
Bettendorf HS
Bettendorf, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:01.95
1,000 meters - 2:43.42
Mile - 4:40.03

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:01.21
1,500 meters - 4:10.40

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference indoor results
2016: 7th, 4x800 relay


Hunter Howe

Jr.
Jumps, sprints
La Plata R-II HS
La Plata, Mo.


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 6.90
60 meters - 7.26
200 meters - 22.91^
400 meters - 51.08^
Long jump - 18-2.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.11
200 meters - 22.16
400 meters - 50.90

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2016)
all-Iowa Conference (2016 indoor/outdoor)

Iowa Conference indoor results
2015: 5th, 4x200 relay
2016: 3rd, 4x200 relay; 3rd 4x400 relay


Reese Iversen

Jr.
Multi-events
Dallas Center-Grimes HS
Grimes, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 7.03
60 meters - 7.47
1,000 meters - 3:20.14
55 hurdles - 9.21
60 hurdles - 8.66
High jump - 6-3.5
Long jump - 20-9.75
Shot put - 31-4
Pole vault - 11-3.75
Heptathlon - 4,239

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.68
400 meters - 57.43
1,500 meters - 5:41.82
110 hurdles - 15.66
High jump - 6-3.5
Long jump - 20-7.25
Pole vault - 11-7.75
Sot put - 32-0.75
Discus throw - 101-8
Javelin - 136-5
Decathlon - 5,558

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters

Iowa Conference indoor results
2015: 6th, heptathlon
2016: 7th, high jump; 8th, 60 hurdles

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2015: 6th, decathlon
2016: 4th, high jump


Caleb Jennings

So.
Sprints
Spirit Lake HS
Spirit Lake, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.42
200 meters - 23.88

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.18
200 meters - 22.63
400 meters - 52.24

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
all-Iowa Conference (2016 outdoor)
Most Valuable Freshman (2016)

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2016: 3rd, 4x400 relay


Tate Jensen

Jr.
Sprints, hurdles
ADM HS
De Soto, Iowa


Career indoor bests
200 meters - 24.49

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
200 meters - 23.53
400 hurdles - 55.22

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor)

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2015: 3rd, 400 hurdles


Joe Kotz

Sr.
Sprints
Indianola HS
Indianola, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.65
200 meters - 24.18
400 meters - 54.34
600 meters - 1:31.56
Long jump - 16-0.50
Triple jump- 40-6.75

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.97
200 meters - 23.17
400 meters - 53.17
400 hurdles - 1:03.32
Long jump - 17-1.25
Triple jump - 42-4

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters


Ryan Kruse

Jr.
Multi-events, throws
St. Clair HS
St. Clair, Minn.


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.57
1000 meters - 3:13.17
60 hurdles - 9.06
Long jump - 20-4.25
Pole vault - 11-11.75
1000 meters - 3:15.90
High jump - 6-0.5
Shot put - 47-3.50
Heptathlon - 4,458

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.93
400 meters - 57.51
1,500 meters - 5:19.90
110 hurdles - 16.84
High jump - 6-0
Long jump - 20-7.75
Shot put - 45-0.50
Discus throw - 145-8
Javelin - 183-7
Pole vault - 12-4
Decathlon - 6,112

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2016)
All-Central Region (2016 outdoor)
All-Iowa Conference (2016 indoor/outdoor)

Iowa Conference indoor results
2016: 2nd, hepthathlon; 8th, shot put

Iowa Conference outdoor results

2015: 4th, decathlon; 7th, javelin
2016: 2nd, javelin throw, 3rd, decathlon; 6th, shot put; 7th, discus throw


Ben Miller

Sr.
Throws
Willcox HS
Willcox, Ariz.


Career indoor bests

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus - 145-8

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor)

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2014: 8th, discus throw
2015: 3rd, discus throw
2016: 8th, discus throw


Blake Morgan

Jr.
Sprints
Roland-Story HS
Story City, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 6.87
60 meters - 7.32
200 meters - 23.17^
400 meters - 50.85^
600 meters - 1:33.99

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.24
200 meters - 22.66
400 meters - 50.12
800 meters - 2:12.90

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor; 2016 indoor/outdoor)

Iowa Conference indoor results
2015: 4th, 4x400 relay; 5th, 4x200 relay
2016: 3rd, 4x200 relay; 3rd, 4x400 relay; 5th, 400 meters

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2015: 3rd, 4x400 relay; 4th, 4x100 relay
2016: 3rd, 4x100 relay; 8th, 400 meters


Logan Mulford

Sr.
Jumps
Mount Pleasant HS
Mount Pleasant, Iowa


Career indoor bests
High jump - 7-0.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
High jump - 6-11.75

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
NCAA All-American (2016 indoor/outdoor)
USTFCCCA Division III Central Region men’s field athlete of the year (2016 indoor)
All-Central Region (2016 indoor/outdoor)
all-Iowa Conference (2015 indoor; 2016 indoor/outdoor)
Iowa Conference indoor field performer of the week
( Dec. 7, 2014; Jan. 25, 2016; Feb. 15, 2016)
Iowa Conference outdoor field performer of the week
(May 2, 2016)

Iowa Conference indoor results
2014: 7th, high jump
2015: 3rd, high jump
2016: 1st, high jump

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2015: 4th, high jump
2016: 1st, high jump

NCAA indoor results
2015: 15th, high jump
2016: 2nd, high jump


Kyle Pape

So.
Distance
Wahlert Catholic HS
Dubuque, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 1:59.53
1,000 meters - 2:40:43
Mile - 4:35.26^
3,000 meters - 9:19.27

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 1:59.29
1,500 meters - 4:09.94
5,000 meters - 15:58.03

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference indoor results
2016: 4th, distance medley relay; 7th, 4x800 relay

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2016: 5th, 4x800 relay


Hunter Pollpeter

Jr.
Hurdles
Fort Madison HS
Fort Madison, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.81
55 hurdles - 7.98
60 hurdles - 8.55

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
110 hurdles - 15.18
200 meters - 24.31

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference indoor results
2016: 6th, 60 hurdles


Zac Quick

Sr.
Sprints
Bondurant-Farrar HS
Bondurant, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.68
200 meters - 24.88
400 meters - 57.00
600 meters - 1:32.27
Long jump - 17-0
Triple jump - 37-7.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 12.09
200 meters - 24.32
400 meters - 54.58
400 hurdles - 1:00.14
Long jump - 17-9
Triple jump - 40-1.25

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters


Tanner Rathje

Jr.
Distance
Linn-Mar HS
Marion, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 1:59.40^
1,000 meters - 2:40.41
Mile - 4:26.16^
3,000 meters - 8:59:18
5,000 meters - 15:39.80

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 1:59.67
1,500 meters - 4:00.90
3,000 meters - 9:17.03
5,000 meters - 15:22.25
10,000 meters - 32:54.97
3,000 steeplechase - 9:52.50

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2016)

Iowa Conference outdoor results

2016: 7th, 5,000 meters

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2015: 7th, 10,000 meters
2016: 7th, 3,000 steeplechase


Trevor Ruiz

Jr.
Sprints
Hudson HS
Hudson, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 7.03
60 meters - 7.33
200 meters - 23.83
400 meters - 53.80

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.53
200 meters 23.25

Awards/honors
One varsity letter


Jordan Sanders

Sr.
Throws
Nevada HS
Nevada, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Weight throw - 44-4

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus throw - 127-0
Hammer throw - 144-4

Awards/honors
One varsity letter


Isaac Steffensmeier

Sr.
Distance
Fort Madison HS
St. Paul, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:00.83
1,000 meters - 2:35.84
Mile - 4:23.07
3,000 meters - 8:33.57
5,000 meters - 14:51.57

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:01.15
1,500 meters - 4:02.33
3,000 meters - 8:48.21
5,000 meters - 14:51.57
10,000 meters - 31:14.15

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2014 outdoor, 2015 indoor/outdoor)
Most Outstanding Freshman (2014)

Iowa Conference indoor results
2014: 5th, 5,000 meters; 5th, 4x800 relay
2015: 3rd, 5,000 meters
2016: 4th, 3,000 meters; 4th, 5,000 meters

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2014: 3rd, 5,000 meters; 8th, 10,000 meters
2015: 2nd, 5,000 meters; 2nd, 10,000 meters
2016: 5th, 10,000 meters; 7th, 5,000 meters


Ben Stelk

Jr.
Distance
Pleasant Valley HS
Bettendorf, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:02.25
1,000 meters - 2:50.18
Mile - 4:39.83
3,000 meters - 9:35.50
5,000 meters - 16:36.17

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:06.70
1,500 meters - 4:14.09
3,000 meters - 9:39.71
5,000 meters- 16:57.63
10,000 meters - 34:30.61

Awards/honors
One varsity letter


Karl Weaver

Sr.
Distance
Pleasant Valley HS
Davenport, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:17.14
Mile - 5:03.80
3,000 meters - 9:58.53
5,000 meters - 17:19.59

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
1,500 meters - 4:37.82
3,000 meters - 9:55.10
5,000 meters - 17:06.60
10,000 meters - 36:37.68
3,000 steeplechase - 10:50.47

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
Most Improved Performer (2014)


Jake Webb

Sr.
Throws
Colo-Nesco HS
Zearing, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Weight throw - 46-6.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus throw - 131-0
Hammer throw - 155-2

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters


Justin Wimbish

Jr.
Sprints, jumps
Apollo HS
Glendale, Ariz.


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.06
200 meters - 23.48
Long jump - 22-5.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 10.97
200 meters - 22.41
Long jump - 22-10

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Central Region (2016 outdoor)
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor; 2016 indoor/outdoor)

Iowa Conference indoor results
2015:
5th, 4x200 relay; 7th, long jump
2016: 2nd, long jump; 3rd, 4x200; 7th, 60 meters;

Iowa Conference outdoor results
2015: 3rd, long jump; 4th, 4x100 relay
2016: 2nd, long jump; 3rd, 4x100 relay; 7th, 100 meters; 8th, 200 meters


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